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Roberts, Leslie 1896-

Overview
Works: 51 works in 230 publications in 4 languages and 3,095 library holdings
Genres: History  Personal narratives‡vCanadian  Biography  Pictorial works  Fiction  Military history  Caricatures and cartoons  Humor  Guidebooks 
Roles: Author, Contributor
Classifications: F1060.9.M26, 971.22
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Most widely held works about Leslie Roberts
 
Most widely held works by Leslie Roberts
The Mackenzie by Leslie Roberts( Book )

10 editions published between 1949 and 1974 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canada, the golden hinge by Leslie Roberts( Book )

26 editions published between 1952 and 1955 in 3 languages and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Malta spitfire; the story of a fighter pilot by George F Beurling( Book )

16 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the summer of 1942, twenty-five thousand feet above Malta, RAF Spitfires fought combat after bitter combat with clouds of German and Italian bombers and fighters. One of those Spitfire pilots was the Canadian George Beurling who, in fourteen flying days, destroyed twenty-seven Axis aircraft, damaged eight others and probably destroyed three more. Malta Spitfire tells Beurling's remarkable story and that of the outnumbered but dogged Spitfires which, day after day, climbed into the skies to defend the most bombed patch of land in the world. George Beurling was posted to Malta in 1942 and soon earned a tremendous reputation as a single-minded and determined pilot. He was gifted, prompting a superior to remark that µhe was a wonderful pilot; and an even better shot'. Malta Spitfire is a fighter pilot's story told by a fighter pilot sitting in the cockpit of his aircraft. The gripping narrative places the reader virtually at the controls of the plane, climbing to meet marauding Germans, diving down against bombers or dodging Italian fighters. This is aerial warfare in the words of one of its best exponents and a tale of skill and bravery in the face of tremendous odds
Home from the cold wars by Leslie Roberts( Book )

11 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There shall be wings by Leslie Roberts( Book )

15 editions published between 1959 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beskriver det canadiske flyvevåbens historie op til slutningen af 1950'erne
Noranda by Leslie Roberts( Book )

7 editions published in 1956 in English and Undetermined and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

C.D.; the life and times of Clarence Decatur Howe by Leslie Roberts( Book )

5 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Montreal: from mission colony to world city by Leslie Roberts( Book )

5 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The chief : a political biography of Maurice Duplessis by Leslie Roberts( Book )

15 editions published between 1963 and 1972 in English and French and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canada's war at sea( Book )

5 editions published in 1944 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canada in colour by George Hunter( Book )

4 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These be your gods : by Leslie Roberts by Leslie Roberts( Book )

4 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We must be free; reflections of a democrat by Leslie Roberts( Book )

4 editions published in 1939 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canada's war in the air by Leslie Roberts( Book )

13 editions published between 1941 and 1995 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

So this is Ottawa by Leslie Roberts( Book )

5 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Montréal by Hans Van der Aa( Book )

8 editions published in 1965 in 3 languages and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canada's war in the air by Leslie Roberts( Book )

2 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Third edition. memorandum of agreement between the governments of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand relating to training of pilots and aircraft crews in Canada and their subsequent service included in the advertising section at the end of Book two
When the gods laughed by Leslie Roberts( Book )

9 editions published between 1920 and 2010 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From three men by Leslie Roberts( Book )

6 editions published between 1954 and 1955 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Malta Spitfire : the Buzz Beurling story : Canada's World War II daredevil pilot by George F Beurling( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Malta spitfire; the story of a fighter pilot
Alternative Names
Roberts, Leslie Maurice

Roberts, Leslie Maurice né 1896

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